Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Construction Estimator is $61,210
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Construction Estimators?
An entry-level Construction Estimator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,986 based on 201 salaries. An early career Construction Estimator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,561 based on 2,226 …Read more
What Do Construction Estimators Do?
A construction estimator can be used on many types of construction jobs, from a home to a road to a waste water treatment plant. A construction estimator determines how much to budget for the job and how much to bid for it. The estimator will review the plans, visit the proposed construction site, and then estimate what it will cost to build.
Sometimes after the estimator tells clients how much the plans will cost, the vision for the project changes. For example, sometimes government agencies …Read more